FastCGI


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FastCGI

An extension to CGI from Open Market that improves performance by maintaining persistent connections. Regular CGI exits after each request is completed, but FastCGI keeps the connection open and waits for the next request. See CGI script.
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For production use, Apache or Lighttpd with FastCGI is recommended, but any web server with CGI or FastCGI support will work.
1 standard(5) the newer FastCGI interface(6) amortizes the cost of forking and starting a CGI process by allowing such processes to persist across requests.
Efficiency is improved by replacing the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) between the Web server and the application programs by means of optimized protocols and architectures like FastCGI (http://www.
For experienced Rails users, we offer a virtual private server with mod_rails (Passenger) installed, full Shell/SSH Access, FastCGI, SCGI and pre-installed Gems," concluded Flynn.
Late last year, Microsoft announced delivery of its FastCGI component for IIS, an interface between PHP and the IIS Web server that delivered substantial reliability and performance benefits for PHP applications running on Windows.
Delivery by Microsoft of a new FastCGI module to improve PHP performance on Windows
1 -- Overall performance improvements at 200-300% -- Zend Enabler, improved FastCGI for IIS, now with Vista support -- Zend Framework Included -- Highly successful PHP MVC framework -- Version 0.
Speed -- Use of FastCGI makes the Movable Type experience on Yahoo
It is available in Sun Solaris and Linux versions and supports LDAP directories, CGI and FastCGI scripts.
For Unix site developers, a new CGI interface program which incorporates FastCGI support is now available for a dramatically faster server response time and greater overall efficiency.
Serv is a commercial implementation of the open source FastCGI Protocol for high-performance integration of web servers and web applications.